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Atletico Madrid 3/4 to beat Leganes in Sunday’s La Liga showdown

Tom Dunstan in Betting Tips and News, La Liga 24 Aug 2019

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Competition: La Liga

Market: Atletico Madrid win

Odds: 3/4 @ Bet 365

With their sights firmly set on reclaiming their La Liga title, Atletico Madrid will travel to the Estadio Municipal de Butarque on Sunday evening.

Starting with the hosts, while a bright pre-season run may have had the confidence in Leganes’ camp on a high ahead of their La Liga opener last weekend, Mauricio Pellegrino’s side suffered a shock 1-0 loss at home to a returning Ossanuna on home soil. Much like last season, it will undoubtedly be Los Pepineros’ form on home soil giving the former Southampton boss the biggest headache. Including their defeat last weekend, Leganes have not recorded a La Liga home victory since the 4th of April and have also failed to register a single goal in their last four consecutive matches at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque.

As for the visitors, starting the new La Liga campaign with an expected 1-0 victory at home to Getafe last weekend, Diego Simeone’s men are dreaming of going one step further than their silver medal finish last year. Including securing a stunning 7-3 victory over bitter-rivals Real out in the USA last month, fans around the Wanda Metropolitano have seen their side now enjoy a seven-match winning run and will look to make another statement on Sunday evening. Also picking up a 1-0 win when they last faced off against Leganes back in March, we’re backing a similar outcome this weekend.

Bet: Atletico Madrid 3/4 to beat Leganes in Sunday’s La Liga showdown @ Bet 365

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Dunstan


Formerly of The Independent, Tom is a freelance football and boxing journalist from Essex, England. Currently working for three online publications, Tom is a graduate of the University of Falmouth and has spent the last two years writing across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. He can be followed at @IamTomDunstan

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